Harry & Meghan-backed fintech Ethic raises $50m

Ethic, an ESG investing fintech offering direct indexing to investment advisors, has raised $50m in a Series C funding round led by Jordan Park Group


Capdesk acquired by US rival

Capdesk, an equity management startup based in the UK, has been acquired by Silicon Valley-based Carta. With over 3,500 startup clients in Europe, Capdesk is used by many of the biggest names in tech to manage equity programmes.


Republic completes $100m acquisition of Seedrs for European expansion

US private investment firm Republic has completed its $100m acquisition of  UK crowdfunding investment platform Seedrs. Republic first announced the acquisition agreement last December, in an effort to expand the company’s European footprint.


Square enters the BNPL space in UK with Clearpay

A year on from its acquisition of Clearpay, Square is launching its first integration: ‘buy now, pay later’ (BNPL). In a huge move for the company, the UK will be the first market to launch BNPL across all platforms, both online and in stores, at the same time, and it can be integrated by Square’s developers and partners.